How Well Do You Remember Terminator 2: Judgement Day?

By: Riley Jones
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How Well Do You Remember Terminator 2: Judgement Day?
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About This Quiz

"Three billion human lives ended on August 29, 1997. The survivors of the nuclear holocaust called the war Judgement Day. They lived only to face a new nightmare: the way against the machines." ~ Sarah Connor

Released in 1991, Terminator 2: Judgement Day is arguably one of the greatest action movies ever made. Directed by the legendary James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, and Robert Patrick, the iconic sequel was praised for its revolutionary special effects and thrilling action sequences. 

If you’ve seen Terminator 2 more times than you can count, you'll love our latest quiz! Celebrate the release of Terminator: Dark Fate by testing your knowledge of the iconic science fiction film. Do you have what it takes to save the human race or will you be permanently destroyed by the villainous T-1000? Good luck!

What is the name of the computer controlling the machines?
The Engine
Skynet
Skynet is the highly advanced artificial intelligence that triggered the nuclear holocaust known as Judgment Day.
SAL-9000
ROK

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Sarah Connor was played by:
Marisa Tomei
Sally Field
Linda Hamilton
The mother of the Resistance was played by Linda Hamilton, well known Dante's Peak, Beauty and the Beast, Chuck, and Children of the Corn.
Jane Seymour

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Who is the leader of the human resistance following Judgment Day, in the year 1997?
John Connor
Following the deaths of three billion humans, John Connor led the human resistance in a war against the machines.
Sarah Connor
Miles Dyson
Dr. Silberman

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Who is asked "I need your clothes, your boots, and your motorcycle." by the Terminator at the beginning of the film?
Vault Guard
A Biker
The unnamed biker responds by saying "You forgot to say please..." and then he put a cigar out in the Terminator's chest.
Hospital Guard
Pickup Truck Driver

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Who directed Terminator 2: Judgement Day?
James Cameron
Other than directing, James Cameron also co-wrote and produced the iconic sequel.
Steven Spielberg
Stanley Kubrick
David Fincher

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Upon meeting Enrique Salceda and his family, what codename does John Connor give the Terminator?
Uncle Tom
Uncle Bob
Connor introduces the Terminator as Uncle Bob knowing full well that Enrique and his family wouldn't take kindly to the T-800 otherwise.
Uncle Ron
Uncle Kyle

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Who sent the T-800 back in time to protect John Connor?
Sarah Connor
Enrique Salceda
John Connor
Future John Connor sends the T-800 back in time to save himself from being killed by the T-1000.
Kyle Reese

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What permanently destroyed the T-1000?
Motlen Steel
After being shot by the Terminator, the T-1000 stumbled and fell into a molten steel vat, which finally ended its pursuit of John Connor.
Liquid Nitrogen
Fatal Gunshot
Explosion

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What is the name of the actor who portrayed the T-1000?
Earl Boen
Robert Patrick
The T-1000 was played by the talented Robert Patrick, well known for The X-Files, Scorpion and The Faculty.
Michael Biehn
Bruce Greenwood

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What is the name of the criminal psychiatrist who's responsible for Sarah Connor?
Dr. Kyle Reese
Dr. Ed Traxler
Dr. Miles Dyson
Dr. Peter Silberman
Boen is one of two actors to appear in all of the first three Terminator films, alongside Schwarzenegger.

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day is set in which of the following cities?
New Orleans
Washington
Chicago
Los Angeles
A majority of T2 takes place in Los Angeles. The rest is spent at Enrique Salceda's compound, which is located miles south of the city.

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What is Kyle Reese's relation to John Connor?
Father
By way of the predestination paradox, Kyle Reese fathered John Connor, a man he later worked under in the future.
Son
Cousin
Family friend

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What is the name of the high-security psychiatric hospital Sarah Connor was held at?
Greystone
Pescadero
Terminator 2 begins with Sarah Connor in the Pescadero State Hospital for the Criminally Insane, under the care of Dr. Peter Silberman.
Atascadero
Pennhurst

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Whose neural-net processor is responsible for the development of Skynet?
Miles Dyson
Dr. Miles Bennett Dyson was played by Joe Morton, best known for The Brother from Another Planet, Eureka, and Scandal.
Ed Traxler
Kyle Reese
Peter Silberman

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Which of the following actors suffered permanent hearing loss while shooting the elevator shootout?
Linda Hamilton
According to James Cameron, Hamilton suffered permanent hearing loss because she forgot to replace her earplugs between takes.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Edward Furlong
Robert Patrick

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Which of the following crimes did John Connor NOT have on his police record?
Trespassing
Forgery
Shortly after the T-1000 arrival, he looked up John Connor's name on a police computer and it revealed Connor's full criminal record.
Shoplifting
Vandalism

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What is John Connor's birthday?
28-Jan-85
28-Feb-85
John Connor was born to Sarah Connor and Kyle Reese on February 28, 1985.
28-Dec-85
24-Nov-85

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Who said, "Why attack Russia? Aren't they our friends now?"
John Connor
While driving with the Terminator (T-800), John Connor asks him "Why attack Russia? Aren't they our friends now?
Miles Dyson
Sarah Connor
Todd Voight

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Who played the little boy a.k.a. infant John Connor in Sarah Connor's dream sequence?
Robert Patrick's son
Edward Furlong brother
Arnold Schwarzenegger's son
Linda Hamilton's son
The little boy she was playing with and tossing in the air is actually her biological son, Dalton Abbott.

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The approximate budget for Terminator 2: Judgment Day was:
120 million
100 million
With a budget of roughly 100 million, Terminator 2 became the most expensive film ever made.
70 million
80 million

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According to Box Office Mojo, how much money did Terminator 2: Judgment Day gross worldwide?
$712.8 million
$315.3 million
$616.5 million
$519.8 million
Of the $519.8 million made worldwide, the film grossed an impressive $204.8 million in the United States and Canada alone.

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What is the last name of John's foster parents?
Goldstein
Berkeley
Voight
Played by Jenette Goldstein and Xander Berkeley, Connor's foster parents are Janelle and Todd Voight.
Dyson

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While creating the film's score, what did Brad Fiedel use to create the sound of the metallic beats of the Terminator theme?
Striking a cast-iron frying pan
Retired film and television composer Brad Fiedel created the powerful sound by hitting a heavy cast-iron frying pan with a hammer.
A synthesizer
A Steel ca­ble snapping
Farm ma­chin­ery

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What type of shotgun does Arnold Schwarzenegger use for the majority of the film?
Mossberg 500
Winchester 1887
The T-800 snatches the Winchester 1887 from the bar owner at the beginning of the film and uses it until he meets Sarah Connor.
Remington Model 870
Benelli M2

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How much was Arnold Schwarzenegger paid to make Terminator 2?
$5 million
$10 million
$15 million
Schwarzenegger was paid roughly $15 million to make the sequel, which works out to $21,429 per word.
$20 million

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What is the name of the bar that the T-800 enters to acquire clothes and transportation?
The Corral
The Corral was the name of the biker bar featured shortly after the T-800 arrival from the future.
The Last Resort
Bob's Country Bunker
Paddy's Pub

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What is the approximate running time of the film?
111 minutes
125 minutes
149 minutes
137 minutes
The running time of theatrical version of Judgement Day is 137 minutes and the special edition is 154 minutes.

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What is the name of the lead detective who interrogated Sarah Connors at the Pescadero State Hospital?
Detective Dormer
Detective Gittes
Detective Mossberg
Detective Mossberg (Don Lake) and his partner Detective Weatherby (Richard Vidan) are both named after firearm manufactures.
Detective Tibbs

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day was nominated for six Academy Awards. How many did they win?
5
6
3
4
Terminator 2 won four Oscars at the 64th Academy Awards, taking home Best Makeup, Best Sound, Best Sound Editing, and Best Visual Effects.

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What animal did Robert Patrick mimic in preparation for his role as the T-1000?
Iguana
Arctic Wolf
Cheetah
Bald Eagle
As a way of getting into character, Robert Patrick mimicked the head movements of a bald eagle to prepare for his role as the T-1000.

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